the pinnacle: Adelaide Hills

**DUE TO OUR WINERY PARTNERS CHANGING THEIR OFFERINGS, THIS PRODUCT IS UNDER REVIEW AND NOT CURRENTLY AVAILABLE TO PURCHASE**

A day of ultimate exclusivity, we’ll take you into the realm of the winemaker at both rising star and cult status wineries.

Start the day with exclusive access at Adelaide Hill’s icon Shaw + Smith. After a VIP vineyard and winery tour, you’ll sit down to a hosted tasting of their flagship single vineyard wines including rare back vintages.

At The Lane, you’ll head into the wine cellar with the winemaker as they freshly disgorge you a bottle of aged sparkling wine. Sparkling in hand, you’ll head up to the restaurant to enjoy a 5-course chef’s menu lunch with matched wines at this stunning hilltop venue.

Last but not least, tour the home of Australia’s most iconic wine brand – Penfold’s. Walk the secret cellars where Grange was first invented before enjoying a privately hosted masterclass of Penfold’s flagship wines.

**DUE TO OUR WINERY PARTNERS CHANGING THEIR OFFERINGS, THIS PRODUCT IS UNDER REVIEW AND NOT CURRENTLY AVAILABLE TO PURCHASE**
 

 

PRIVATE adelaide hills WINE TOUR HIGHLIGHTS

> Exclusive vineyard and winery tour at Hills icon Shaw + Smith
> A privately hosted masterclass of Shaw + Smith’s flagship range of wines
> Cellar tour including freshly disgorging wine at The Lane
> Chef’s menu lunch at The Lane restaurant
> The Ultimate Penfold’s Experience at Magill Estate
> Professional and knowledgeable wine-guide
> Fully private door-to-door luxury transport


your adelaide hills pinnacle experience

1  Shaw + Smith VIP

In the winery at Shaw + Smith of the Adelaide Hills

Available only by special arrangement with Small Batch Wine Tours, your tour starts before open with exclusive guided access to Shaw + Smith’s Balhannah vineyard and winery. Head behind the scenes into the winery and barrel room, to find out what makes this iconic Hills winery so very special.

 

2   taste the Shaw + Smith range

Wine tasting with a view at Shaw + Smith

With an array of single site wines produced across the Hills, delve into their flagship wines with back vintage selections for reference in an expertly hosted masterclass. With Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, and Shiraz to choose from, you’ll be amazed at what this young brand has achieved in such a short period of time.

 

3   Disgorging at The Lane

Drinking wine in the cellar at The Lane Winery

Journey down into the cellar at The Lane Winery to find a bottle of sparkling wine that has been ageing on it’s lees for an extended period of time. Watch as your wine is newly disgorged and enjoy the freshest sparkling you’ll ever have.

 

4   Chef’s menu lunch at The Lane

Lunch at The Lane Restaurant in the Adelaide Hills

Wine in hand you’ll pop of the cellar and up to a restaurant with the best views in the region for an expertly created Chef’s menu lunch at The Lane restaurant. Perched high on a hilltop with commanding views over the region, both the food and views here are absolutely top shelf! Enjoy your lunch experience with matched wines from The Lane Vineyard.

 

5   tour Penfolds magill estate

Exploring the underground tunnels at Penfolds as part of a history tour

Enjoy a privately guided tour at the home of Penfold’s – Magill Estate. Hear the story of the founding family and walk the underground tunnels where Grange was developed in complete secrecy.

 

5   Penfolds flagship range

Tasting Penfold's flagship wines including Penfold's Grange

Seated in your own private area with a dedicated host, it’s time to try Penfold’s flagship range of wines. This could includes wines like Bin A Chardonnay, Yattarna, Bin 707 or 169 Cabernet, but always a current release of Penfold’s Grange.

After your full day of tasting Australia’s most hallowed wines, we’ll have you safely back at your accommodation by around 5:30pm.
 

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30/04/2022